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Yay or Nay for Austin’s Prop A

By Kara Valentine Through rallying and canvassing, advocates for No Way on Prop A gathered downtown Saturday, Sept. 18, to get their message across: “Misinformation and frustrated are very nice words,” said Austin City Council Member Gregorio “Greg” Casar. “Prop A is a dangerous and fiscally irresponsible ballot measure. It would force Austin to cut essential services […]

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How the pandemic affected San Marcos residents and businesses

By Ireland Sargent  SAN MARCOS, Texas— The pandemic caused tragedy and loss for many residents and local businesses around The Square in San Marcos, Texas, forcing a new way of operation for many. The scene that used to encompass the entertainment district around the county courthouse just south of campus has slowly dwindled as the Coronavirus (COVID-19) ran […]

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Escaping Reality: How the COVID-19 Pandemic Changed the Way We Play

By Henna Punjabi Longtime friends gather around the dining room table in their college apartment. Papers are strewn across the table, laptops and dice scattered and mixed up between the players. Fingers, still greasy from the shared pizza, rush to grab a pencil and hurriedly take notes on the directions to the next city. “Alright, […]